|coffeehouse_Michelle_Mendez_138 - Mark Cohen|
Michelle Mendez, staff attorney with the immigrant rights group CASA of Maryland, discusses the recent raids by ICE searching for undocumented workers and the increasing cooperation of local governments with federal immigration enforcement.
Keywords: immigration; enforcement
|The Coffee House - December 2006 - Mark Cohen|
Dr. Michael McCracken, chief scientist at the Climate Institute, on science-fiction like, "geo-engineering" fixes for climate change; Ralston Deffenbaugh of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services on American immigration policies and practices; author Susan Shreve discusses her twelfth novel,"A Student of Living Things"; poetry by Brandon Johnson ("periphery"), Sami Miranda ("Victoria, Texas") and Adriane Harjo ("It's Not Pretty, Maria"); and the one-man blues band, Curtis Blues.
Keywords: climate; geo-engineering; immigration; refugees; novel; fiction; poetry; blues
|coffeehouse_tch_138 - Mark Cohen|
This month on THE COFFEE HOUSE: SPYING ON NONVIOLENT PROTESTERS â¦NOT JUST A THING OF THE PAST. WE TALK WITH DAVID ROCAH, STAFF ATTORNEY FOR THE ACLU OF MARYLAND ABOUT THE US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE MARYLAND STATE POLICEâ¦ SHOULD LOCAL POLICE REPORT ARRESTED IMMIGRANTS TO FEDERAL AUTHORITIES FOR POSSIBLE DEPORTATION? ITâS A GROWING TREND THAT CONCERNS MICHELLE MENDEZ OF THE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUP, CASA OF MARYLANDâ¦ YOU â TAXPAYER â HAVE INVESTED HEAVILY IN THE RECOVERY ...
Keywords: protest; dissent; surveillance; immigration; deportaton; foreclosres; REOs; banks; art; music; poetry
|THE COFFEE HOUSE #149 - Mark Cohen|
REP. DONNA EDWARDS ON CORPORATE FREE SPEECH, HEALTH CARE, WALL STREET, OIL SPILLS, IMMIGRATION, AFGHANISTAN AND OBAMA Completing her first full term in Congress, Maryland Democrat Donna Edwards has earned a national reputation and following as someone who does her homework and speaks her mind. She rejoins us to chat about, among other topics, her constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Courtâs recent ruling in Citizens United that corporations enjoy the First Amendment right to spending...
Keywords: politics; health care; oil spill; drilling; Afghanistan; immigration; juvenile justice; Vietnam; reconciliation; war; poetry; harmonies
|The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen|
US Senate candidate from Maryland Kweisi Mfume discusses various immigration reform proposals.
Keywords: immigration; citizenship; guest worker
|The Coffee House - May 2006 - Mark Cohen|
With hotly contested races for governor, US Senate and other offices this year in Maryland, we check in with the prior governor, Parris Glendening, for an extended discussion about who the strongest candidates are and who would make the best office holders. Glendening sizes up Doug Duncan, Martin OMalley, Ben Cardin, Kweisi Mfume, Michael Steele and others. Since leaving office, Glendening has been serving as president of the Smart Growth Leadership Institute...
Keywords: Maryland; politics; environment; gay marriage; immigration; mmusic; poetry; film; documentary